- You’ll be making a difference to your clients, helping them improve
- Being a personal trainer can offer independence and flexibility.
- The fitness industry is booming, with Australians more aware of their
health than ever.
- Be prepared to work around your client’s schedules
- Creating an established client base will take time.
- Retaining clients can be hard – it is important to stay up to date
with the latest trends.
- Use Sole’s Tax Estimator to forecast your tax payments throughout the year.
- You may not be required to pay yourself any super, but do some research to see what works for you.
- Make sure that you are putting aside sufficient cash in order to make payments before the end of the year.
Why become a Fitness Professional?
know the challenges
register with an industry body
Stay up to date and ensure that industry standards are maintained.
Look to maintain continuous improvement in your career as a Fitness Professional and continue to expand your skills to meet changes in demand. Check out FITREC for your fitness industry registration.
create and manage your budget
Forecast for your business and track your cash flows
understand laws and regulations
manage your risks
get ready for tax time
Maximise your exposure
Skyrocket your visibility, unlock success, connect with your ideal clients.
Find a supportive community for fitness professionals, that empowers personal trainers to thrive in their careers.
Rate My Trainer is one such community and it’s free for all PT’t to join.
maintain your fitness
As a Fitness Professional, your business starts and ends with your ability to inspire confidence and change in your client’s health. Your personal fitness is your business card. In order to keep clients coming back, it’s important to live a healthy lifestyle, and stay fit enough to support your clients in a variety of exercises.
Keen to get started?
You can download a pdf version of this guide here.